Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation
The Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation is a 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. All donations are tax deductible.
The Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation was created for the purpose of administering the charitable and philanthropic affairs on behalf of the golf professionals within the Northern Ohio PGA Section.
These affairs include, but are not limited to, development, promotion and growth of adult and junior golf programs, scholarship programs for children, programs for minority and underprivileged youth in Northern Ohio, and contributions to allied charitable organizations.
Help Grow The Game
Making The Golf Community A Better Place In Northern Ohio
By Brad Sims |
By Lynn Plaisance |
Thank You To Our 2019 Donors!
The Northern Ohio PGA Foundation was created for the purpose of administering the charitable and philanthropic affairs on behalf of the golf professionals within the Northern Ohio PGA Section.
These affairs include, but are not limited to,development, promotion and growth of adult and junior golf programs, scholarship programs, programs for minority and underprivileged youth in Northern Ohio, and contributions to allied charitable organizations.
Brian & Amber Tolnar
We Thank Our Sponsors For Their Generosity!
The Northern Ohio PGA Section Foundation Proudly Supports the Following Programs
Northern Ohio PGA Works Fellowship
PGA WORKS Fellowship is one of the flagship programs of PGA REACH. PGA WORKS Fellowship aspires to be the most valuable entry-level employment opportunity for individuals from diverse backgrounds to garner experience in all facets of the golf industry.
PGA REACH launched the PGA WORKS Fellowship in 2017 and placed PGA WORKS Fellows in the Middle Atlantic, Carolinas and New Jersey PGA Sections.
The Northern Ohio PGA welcomed it's first PGA Works Fellow, Brooke Morgan in 2018. We are currently seeking interested candidates for the 2019 PGA Works Fellowship.
Clearview HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) was founded by Northern Ohio PGA Hall of Fame Member, Dr. Renee Powell as a cost-free, year-round recreational and therapeutic golf program specifically for women veterans. Ladies from every branch of service are welcome to join. Previous golf experience is not required. The program begins each year with 6 weeks of lessons followed by regular play and continuous instruction each Friday of the golf season. Instruction is provided by LPGA/PGA Head Golf Professional Renee Powell. During the winter months the program continues with indoor golf clinics, social gatherings, and service projects.
Formerly known as the Northern Ohio Golf Association’s Return to Golf, this organization has been committed since 2002 to serving people with physical disabilities throughout Northeast Ohio. The program, headed by NOPGA professional Robb Schulze, provides innovative, free-of-charge programs to more than 200 participants annually at the Wharton Center at North Olmsted Golf Club. Program participants range from stroke survivors, amputees, and those inflicted with traumatic brain injuries, visual impairments, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy and Parkinson’s disease.
Ohio Girls Golf Founddation (OGGF)
Avon Oaks Country Club professional Judd Stephenson, PGA is the Executive Director/President of the organization that encourages, sponsors and supports the game for young girls. Under Judd’s direction the OGGF has awarded more than $100,000 in college scholarships to hundreds of girls, as well as, conducted clinics and tournaments to provide financial assistance to attend designated tournaments.